Daily Archives: 25 May 2017

MADISON 31 MAY – Pontifical Mass at the Throne – Feast of the Queenship of Mary

On 31 May, the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, we will have a wonderful Pontifical Mass at the Throne at 6 PM at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Monona, WI.  The Extraordinary Form Mass is organized by the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Ascension THURSDAY: Courage and help when we are tried and tested

Tonight at 6 PM at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff I will celebrate Holy Mass for the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord… because it is Ascension THURSDAY today.
On Sunday I will celebrate Sunday after Ascension THURSDAY, because that’s … Continue reading

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Concerning head veils and contexts

In Islamic Saudi Arabia…

In the audience with the Holy Father…

So, in the Arab Muslim country where women have to cover their heads, nothing.
In Rome, where it is the custom of women to cover their heads for audiences with the Vicar … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Ascension, Beans, and You

We have lovely customs in our wonderful Roman Catholic Church, including special blessings on certain feast days, often tied to the changing of the seasons… in Rome, that is.  It’s the Roman Church, after all.
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“A long time ago in a decade far, far away…”

Star Wars premiered 40 years ago today, 25 May 1977.

Time flies… doesn’t it.
 

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PHILIPPINES: Muslim terrorists kidnap Catholic priest, 13 others at cathedral

I haven’t read much about this in the news, have you?  The Religion of Peace is at work in the Philippines.
From a reader…
The reason for the email is a story coming out of the Philippines. Muslims kidnapped a Catholic Priest … Continue reading

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